Stephanie A. Henrick

Stephanie A. Henrick

Borough of Pottstown, PA
  • Estate Planning, Tax Law, Elder Law
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

Stephanie A. Henrick concentrates her practice in Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Tax Law and Social Security Disability.

Stephanie’s customized approach to estate planning provides her clients with personalized attention to address their unique circumstances. Stephanie reviews all elements of her clients’ financial and personal situations with attention to detail, which enables her to plan accordingly so her clients’ wishes are fulfilled.  She works closely with her clients to create a seamless process of passing down their legacies and protecting their heirs.

She earned her Masters of Law (LL.M.) in Taxation and a Certificate in Estate Planning from Villanova University School of Law. Prior to joining High Swartz, she also practiced in family law and insurance subrogation.

In 2018, Ms. Henrick was elected Mayor of Pottstown Borough, Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Her duties in accordance with the governing documents of Pottstown state the mayor has multiple roles. As mayor, Stephanie oversee the Pottstown Police Department, is an ambassador to the town and be the liason between residents and Pottstown Borough council.

Stephanie is very active with civic and community organizations, especially the Pottstown Rotary which is involved in local, national and international community service projects that address many of today’s most critical issues. She was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow recognition for her dedication to many of Pottstown Rotary’s volunteer initiatives including fundraising, literacy, Adopt-a-Highway, Halloween Parade, Person of the Year Event, Four Way Speech Contest, Strike out for Hunger, and Community Talent Show.  She strives to live her life, both personal and professional, in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto “Service Above Self”. The guiding principals of Rotary have served as the foundation for her relationship with her clients.

Education
Villanova University School of Law
LL.M. (2012)
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Widener University
J.D.
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Villanova University
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Mayor
Borough of Pottstown, PA
- Current
Ambassador of Borough affairs. Oversee the Pottstown Police Department. Participate in council discussion and assist in resolving legislative issues. Liaison between Pottstown residents and Borough Council regarding infrastructure, codes and safety. Monthly televised State of the Borough Address.
Attorney
High Swartz LLP
- Current
Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Elizabeth R. Howard
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Handled all estate planning and administration matters, including federal and state tax returns. Analyze tax returns and devise tax planning techniques. In addition, handled the following matters: Social security disability, Family law including litigation of complex family law matters, Extensive legal research, and Incorporate businesses.
Associate Attorney
Law Offices Richard T. Curley, P.C.
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anaged extensive amount of insurance subrogation files for two large insurance companies. Drafted pleadings and discovery. Conducted settlement negotiations while minimizing clients’ costs. Filed suits in Court of Common Pleas and Inter-Company Arbitration. Analyzed incoming files and determined if they were economically feasible. Conducted legal research using Lexis Nexis and Westlaw. Corresponded with clients on a regular basis to keep them apprised of file progress. Controlled, negotiated and enforced payments from defendants. Investigated using Accurint software to track down defendants for service and available assets. Fostered relationships with out-of-state counsel. Litigated.
Awards
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Pennsylvania # 207592
Member
- Current
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Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member
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Montgomery Bar Association
Member
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Montgomery Bar Association
Member, Elder Law Section
- Current
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Montgomery County Estate Planning Council
Member
- Current
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Chester County, PA Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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U.S. Tax Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
  • Elder Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
High Swartz Law Firm
Blog
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Contact & Map
High Swartz
40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
USA
Telephone: (610) 275-0700